Gotrax GXL V2 Commuting Electric Scooter
Gotrax GXL V2 Commuting Electric Scooter is a foldable and affordable, very popular electric scooter, suitable for everyday commuting and quick leisure rides.
Gotrax GXL V2 Commuting Electric Scooter features several improvements over the previous model, including an improved console, improved battery, better folding mechanism, etc. making it one of the most popular models on the market.
Published: September 29, 2021.
Gotrax GXL V2 Commuting Electric Scooter Features and Specifications
Gotrax GXL V2 features an aluminum alloy frame, keeping the weight low - just 26.4 pounds for an electric scooter that support users up to 220 pounds (~100 kg),
The frame is foldable, with a folded size of 15 x 44 x 6 inches (~38.1 x 111.8 x 15.3 cm) ensuring that the folded scooter may fit easily into, for example, car trunks.
Gotrax GXL V2 is powered by a 250W front wheel hub electric motor and 36V 5.2Ah lithium battery ensuring a maximum speed of 15.5 mph (~25 km/h) and a maximum range of 9-12 miles (~14.4-19.2 km), depending on the terrain, user weight, and the driving style.
When the battery is fully discharged, it takes up to 4 hours to fully recharge it. Since lithium batteries are transported in semi-charged condition, when the unit arrives, be sure to read the documentation and recharge the battery fully before the very first drive.
The console is easily readable and it displays the most basic information about the scooter, like speed and battery status.
In order to increase safety, especially during the night, Gotrax GXL V2 comes with white front light and red rear light.
Gotrax GXL V2 comes with 8.5 inches (~21.6 cm) air-filled rubber tires that absorb smaller bumps, making the ride smoother.
The scooter features a rear disc brake which also features EABS anti-lock system.
Long Story Short: Gotrax GXL V2 is not a typical electric scooter - most electric scooters feature a rear-drive motor, front brake (or both front and rear brake), with the batteries stored under the deck.
Gotrax GXL V2 stores batteries in the steering column, it features a front wheel hub motor and rear wheel disc brake. Also, it doesn't feature extra-long range.
But, it is a relatively lightweight unit (26.4 pounds) that supports users up to 220 pounds and that is very compact when folded.
Considering all its features, it comes with an excellent price. However, if You wish for an electric scooter with a longer range, that scooter must have a larger battery and be more expensive than Gotrax GXL V2 electric scooter.
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